Checkout: Piraeus/Winbank Paycenter


WordPress Shopping Cart plugin: Piraeus

The Greece payment method Piraues/Winbank Paycenter will let you accept credit card payments on your WordPress website with the WordPress Shopping Cart plugin.


The Piraues extension plugin has the following requirements:


1. Make sure that you have the WordPress Shopping Cart plugin installed and that you have purchased the Piraues extension.

2. Download Piraeus extension from the downloads management section in a ZIP archive (you may need to login to your Tribulant Software account in order to access your download).

3. Extract the ZIP archive named in order to be presented with a single folder named checkout-piraeus.

4. Upload the checkout-piraeus folder to the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation, like seen in the example image below.


Once you have installed the Piraeus extension via FTP you need to activate it.

To activate it you need to go to the normal Plugins > Installed Plugins section via your admin sidebar. There you will see the extension as a plugin listed amongst other plugins, look at the screenshot below.


Once you activate the plugin, then in “Checkout > Extensions” section, the Piraeus Payment Gateway is now available to be activated. When you hover it a red “Activate” will appear, once activated the red message on the right becomes green text stating “Installed and Activated“. The Piraeus extension is now available in the “Checkout > Configuration > Payment Methods” section.



To configure the Piraeus extension to work on your site and make payments to your account you need to go to “Checkout > Configuration > Payment Methods” section. In the Payment Methods tab you will see many options listed here, scroll until you find the “Piraeus” option as seen in the screenshot below. Fill out the fields accordingly. Don’t forget to select the checkbox for Piraues in the scroll box on the far right and save the configuration when you’re done.

NOTE: This is a redirect payment method meaning that it goes to a secure payment page provided by Piraeus.


1. Title/Caption

Specify a title/caption here which will be used to display this payment method to your customers on the front-end of your shop such as on the billing page, orders history and other sections.

2. Acquirer ID

Fill in your Acquirer ID. You will get an Acquirer ID from Piraeus Bank.

3. Merchant ID

Fill in your Merchant ID. You will get your Merchant ID from Piraeus Bank.


Fill in your POS ID. You will get an POS ID from Piraeus Bank.

5. Username

Fill in your Piraeus Username which was provided to you by Piraeus when you received the account. If you are not sure about this field, please contact Piraeus for assistance.

6. Password

Fill in your Piraeus Password which was provided to you by Piraeus when you received the account. If you are not sure about this field, please contact Piraeus for assistance.


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